- Birth Date
- 7 November 1809
- Death Date
- 6 November 1873
The inscription on his gravestone shows his birth date as 7 November 1809, and his death date 6 November 1873. The source Utah, Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966, gives the same birth and death dates.
The obituary of William Smardus Snell confirms the family's travel to Utah in 1854.
- Age at Departure: 44
- Company Captain
- Head of Household
- 1856 Utah Census.
- 1860 Utah Census.
- Black, Susan Easton. Membership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: 1830-1848 (Provo, UT: Brigham Young University, [1984-1988]).
- "Died," Utah Enquirer, 3 May 1889, p. 3.
- Rufus Philips Snell, Autobiographical sketch, reel 11, box 16, fd. 2, item 1, 5-8.
- Snell, Rhoda Barnes, [Reminiscences], in Pioneer Pathways [1998- ], 7:315.
- Utah, Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966.